Rule 506 - Going Public Lawyers

Regulation A + and Offering Integration

  The Regulation A + offering integration rules prevent companies from improperly avoiding registration by dividing a single securities offering into multiple securities offerings to take advantage of Securities Act exemptions that would not be available for the combined offering.  Regulation A… Read More

Regulation A+ and Secondary Sales

Resale Considerations in Regulation A+ Offerings Regulation A+ provides Issuers with the ability to create liquidity by including shares held by selling security in the offering. This enables investors access to liquidity through secondary sales as a part… Read More

Form S-1 Going Public Bootcamp – Regulation A – Form S-1

The process of “going public” with a Form S-1 registration statement is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and quantities of regulations with which issuers must become familiar.   It is important for issuers… Read More

Going Public Using a Form S-1 Registration Statement

Going Public Using a Form S-1- 2018 Private companies going public commonly use a registration statement (“Registration Statement”) on Form S-1 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). When a Form S-1 Registration Statement is… Read More

Form S-1 Filing Requirements, Filing Form S-1, S-1 Offering, S-1 …

Going public  using Form S-1 or Form 1-A allows issuers to chose from a variety of offering structures. Private companies seeking to raise capital often file a registration statement on SEC Form S-1 or Form 1-A of Regulation in connection with their… Read More

Going Public Bootcamp – Going Public Attorneys – Securities Lawyer 101

  The going public process involves a number of steps that vary depending on the characteristics of the private company wishing to go public, and whether it will become a Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) reporting company. Companies… Read More

The Bad Actor Rule of Rule 506(d)

According to a recent Securities & Exchange Commission (“SEC”) report, thousands of businesses raise billions of dollars in capital through offerings exempt from registration under Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Rule 506 is… Read More

Do State Blue Sky Laws Apply To Regulation D Offerings?

    Issuers are sometimes unaware of the state laws that apply to offerings that are exempt under the federal securities laws. The purchase or sale of a security be subject to a registration statement under the Securities… Read More

Rule 506 Offerings FAQ By: Brenda Hamilton Attorney

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Rule 506 Offerings are the most common of the Regulation D exemptions from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”).   It has been approximately a year since the Securities… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Approved – Going Public Attorney

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-1 to approve the long awaited equity crowdfunding rules. Equity Crowdfunding was adopted pursuant to Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Act (JOBS Act). As adopted today, the rule allows companies to… Read More